Monday, January 11, 2010

Judge Tosses Terrorist Confession

We've pondered this before: What will happen when the WTC Terrorists get set free?

The likelihood of that happening just got greater on Friday:
A federal judge has tossed out most of the government's evidence against a tarrorism detainee on grounds his confessions were coerced, allegedly by U.S. forces, before he became a prisoner at Guantanamo Bay.
In a ruling this week, U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan also said the government failed to establish that 23 statements the detainee made to interrogators at Guantanamo Bay were untainted by the earlier coerced statements made while he was held under harsh conditions in Afghanistan.

[More here.]

As the saying goes: We hate to say we told you so...

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